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    September 8, 2012
    5:00 - 7:00am EDT  

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>> up next, a tribute for a fallen hero. city police officers gather to pay respects to one of their own. after back to back party conventions, it's back to reality for the presidential candidates. their response to the latest job numbers. speaking out. art modell's sons talk about their father's life and legacy. a massive sports weekend ahead. a look at the purple and orange fever in baltimore and other news saturday morning starts right now. >> welcome to 11 knew saturday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> i'm in for jennifer franciotti. our top stories in just a moment. first a look outside with mr. john collins. good morning.
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>> we're almost into autumn here but the summertime weather continues. humid, cloudy. not sure if you noticed it coming in, little mist on the windshield. a thin overcast. and there are some thunderstorms west of us. there's a cold front on the way and it will bring us dramatic change in our weather by the end of the weekend. ahead on the front, summer-like. after the front, it will feel -- welsh not quite autumn-like, but very, very nice. you can see a squall line approaching pittsburgh now. still not close to western maryland. this is the weather associated with the front that's coming in. the front itself is back in ohio. even back in indiana. once it comes through, we'll see a dramatic turn around in the humidity levels and the temperatures. but we could be in for a rough time this afternoon and this evening, as the potential is there for some strong thunderstorm activity. i'll talk about that coming up with the insta weather plus forecast. time to clean off portable grills, stock up ton plastic cups and get those footballs and
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frisbees out from the garage. tailgating is ready to make its regular season debut. >> while the opener waits in the wings, we're all aflutter with the pennant race going strong at camden yards. we have more on the massive sports weekend in baltimore, eve thoen the o's gave up their first place standing in the division last night. >> well, take a look around. everywhere you look there's orange, there's purple. baltimore is on fire for this weekend. so it's exciting. >> that pretty much sums it up for baltimore this weekend. >> i am definitely in overload. i am loving it. >> from the yard to the bank. for the first time in 15 years, baltimore sports fans have two teams to care about in september. >> it's the best time to be a baltimore sports fan. right now in baltimore it's the best baseball's ever been in my life time. >> that's all i can think about. work? what's that? i don't know. >> the ravens have ruled baltimore lately, as purple friday has become a tradition on the friday before a game.
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but with the orioles pushing for the playoffs, city hall was lit up orange and so was the late mason building. who are you more excited about this weekend, orioles or ravens? >> it's a tossup. i have been starved for orioles success. we finally got one. gonna be a great night at the ball park. >> it's great. it's been 10, 15 years since we've done this well. since cal left. it's great. finally, we're in first place. >> reporter: orange and purple may not be the most fashionable color combo, but didn't tell that to fans or even adam jones. >> would you rather have a ravens super bowl or orioles world seerys? >> let's take both. >> let me just tell you something. my grand baby is due on the last night of the world series. i hope i get a grandson and world series all in one day. how about that? >> this weekend marks the beginning of what should be a very fun fall in the charm city. >> the outpouring of support is
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still going strong for the man who defined purple friday. the sons of art modell were by his side when he died thursday morning. this morning they're talking about their father's contributions. >> at the under armor performance center in owening bills, david modell and his brother john shared a few thoughts about their father and described the moments when they had to say good-bye. >> we had a moment with my father at the hospital with four players, the head coach, the owner. that i think easily rivalled my father receiving the super bowl trophy in 2000. it was one of the most special moments of my life that i'll never forget. >> a larger than life portrait of art modell hangs at the entrance of the facility. the first owner of the baltimore ravens died thursday morning. >> we are the champions of the
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world, baltimore, maryland! >> during his tenure, the ravens won the super bowl in 2001. his family says they just wanted him to know how much they loved him and how much baltimore appreciated him. >> we know that poppy had this incredible love affair with baltimore. and that baltimore had this incredible love affair with my daughter. >> john modell described another special time, saying as a young boy, he and his father took a cab ride in new york and it left a lasting impression. >> my dad started talking to the cab driver. by the end of that cab ride, they were best friends. he knew everything about his family and he knew everything about our family. and just two guys. it was great. he was just a a wonderful human being. >> jonathan ogden said art modell always seemed approachable. >> you're gonna miss that humbleness that art brought.
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just the i'm not the guy, i'm just one of the guys. >> you're gonna miss that. >> wbal tv, 11 news. >> the ravens and the modell family will hold a sigh len, public tribute to art modell from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. art modell's casket will be placed on the field where fans can come and pay their respects. again that's this morning from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. parking for that tribute is free. the co-founder of h&s bakery has passed away. called a pillar of the great community. they opened h&s in 1943. the h sfanding for harry, the s for steve fp bread wu made by hand and delivered personally. today h&s bakery is one of the largest bakeries on the east coast. harry stakalos was 93. the morewood city police
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department is honoring a fallen hero who died from injuries sustained while he was on duty. he was at that time cathedral of for friday's funeral service. >> in a tribute fit for a fallen hero, a motorcade brings the man baltimore city police say always put his life on the line to keep the streets safe. >> say baltimore is a safer city because of his work. >> 44-year-old officer forest taylor died from injuries he suffered from a crash back in february. officer taylor was in route to a call to assist a fellow officer when his cruiser collided with another vehicle. >> and he never really recovered from the accident. he went through a whole series of medical procedures and surgeries and he passed in august. and he's the first officer this year that has died in the line of duty. >> besides being an ordained minister, officer taylor was a member of the arch angels riders motorcycle club. members of the club were on hand to escort the urn holding
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taylor's ashes to the cathedral of mary our queen in north baltimore for a final farewell and salute. taylor was also a husband and a father of a 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter who made their way to the church on the somber day. >> the unexpected nature of this, you know, with the accident and him never recovering, it's just been a very difficult situation for them. been difficult for us internally in the department but for the family just a tremendous loss. >> officer taylor was admired by many of his colleagues. he was known for taking on tough assignments and even mentoring younger officers, a tremendous loss to the department and community. >> he's a testament and an example of what it takes to have a dedicated long career. 17 years doing all the difficult assignments. he is the example of commitment. >> wbal, tv 11 news. daniel burrow continues on the road to recovering despite
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being shot in the school cafeteria. the 17-year-old has had a lot of support from family and friends along the way. last night the gun powder lodge held a special happy hour at this restaurant and bar. those who attended enjoyed everything from draft beer to music and raffles. the mom of two high school students said she just had to do something. really, this is all about daniel. all about daniel, an innocent young man who was just a victim, an innocent victim of all that. >> if you didn't make it to gun powder lodge but you would still like to make a donational 410-256-2626. your contribution will be sent to the family. 59 days to go, the countdown clock ticks closer to the election now that the conventions have all wrapped up
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and friday's jobs numbers could impact who wins. we have this morning's commitment 2012 report from washington. ♪ >> president obama and his entire team hit the trail in new hampshire, fresh from charlotte. >> we had a great convention. >> but any hope of a post convention bounce seemed to be blunted by the latest jobs report. >> we know it's not good enough. >> while the unemployment rate did drop to 8.1%, job growth states luggage with only 96,000 jobs created last month. mitt romney took aim at his rival. >> what is he gonna do to get this economy going? all he said last night was the same as what he said four years ago. >> romney promoted his economic fix, touting a plan to create 12 million jobs. >> so, for me, holding down taxes on small business is essential. and layinregulations have to encourage small businesses. >> the president argued it's the
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wrong prescription. >> tax cuts, tax cuts, cuts in regulations? oh, and more tax cuts. >> with both conventions now over, there are only 60 days left until the election. >> you guys, we're gonna win this thing. >> we will win! >> two more critical jobs reports. >> to the extent it's heading in the right direction, people will give obama another chance. if it's heading in the wrong direction, they won't. >> all the reason both candidates are taking their cause to key battleground states in washington. wbal, tv 11 news. it's 5:11. it's 74 degrees. they chose to settle. we'll have details coming up. product meant to make laundry time easier is posing a danger to small children. we'll explain why in our medical alert. but first, you're looking at a live picture outside.
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now your 11 insta weather plus forecast with john collins. >> well, a look at the baltimore area this morning, we just have some low clouds and a little bit of mist out there. otherwise, we're rain-free here. now, there's two things going on that we want to take a look at ton radar. over southern maryland, lower portions of the eastern shore, there is some thunderstorm activity. it's kind of isolated. there's lightning with us. we just saw a new flash out of there. that will persist here for the next few hours this morning. then out to the west, we have a rather large area of thunderstorms. this is a little squall line moving in there. just in case you have a hard time locating it. a line preceding a cold front, which will be coming in this afternoon and this evening. so that initial lien probably isn't a concern as additional developments will come in later
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in this morning's medical alert, mammograms aimed at finding breast cancer may actually increase chances of it in young women who carry the gene for the disease. dutch researchers reviewed 2,000 gene carriers who had a history of chest radiation. women who had any exposure to these types of radiation during their 20s were 43% more likely to develop breast cancer than those not exposed. exposure before the age of 20 increased the risk by 62%. the research will raise caution flags about how women with gene mutations are treated. entertainers from screen and music lend a hand to help raise money for cancer research in a commercial free telethon. nbc, the other major network and some cable stations donated time on friday evening to broadcast stand up 2 cancer. it was an hour long fund-raiser, raises money for innovative cancer research. the organization said 100% of the funds go directly into their research grants to help fight cancer. a new product meant to make
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laundry time easier, well, it's causing a dangerous hazard to small children. laundry detergent pods are colorful pouchs that have ended up in thousands of kids mouths. we explain the product could have serious consequences. >> the bright colorful packages are just the perfect size to get little one's attention. poison control experts say that's the problem. >> they're small and brightly colored and kids see them and mistake them for candy. >> the american association of poison control centers is reporting nearly 3,000 cases of kids swallowing the detergent pods or packets this year. that breaks down to nearly 13 reported cases a day nationwide. across the nation and near in maryland, the number of cases increase when advertising for the product picked up in may. >> it's got the potential because it's concentrated detergent in the first place. >> pediatric emergency director dr. adrian suggs explains the
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symptoms like vomiting, dehydration and respiratory issues are more severe with these than with other house hold products. >> usually when kids injest things they may get them on their hands or clothes or a little on their mouths but rare is it the opportunity to have one huge concentration of a product in one setting that a kid can pop into their mouth. >> there's no anecdote. doctors treat symptoms with oxygen. in many cases patients end up in intensive care. dr. suggs hasn't treated any cases at franklin kwar but the maryland poison center tracked nine cases since january 1sting an average of one case per month. doctors and hospitals aren't required to report cases, so the numbers could be higher. >> knowing that they are on the rise, our staff is prepared, it's on our radar. we're on the lookout and we'll be prepared to act. >> wbal, tv 11 news.
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distracted driving is a growing problem on maryland road ways and across the nation. a new video designed to be shown in driving schools is aimed at turning that trend around.
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11 news reporter kim nation has more in our report. >> police and medical professionals say distracted driving crashes are becoming an epidemic in the country and they're hoping a new video can help stop it. a devastating car crash caused by a driver texting behind the wheel graphically depicked in a a new video. >> what's your emergency? >> i was following this minivan and it went off the road. >> these images are vivid and stark. while dramatic, it unfortunately depicts every day incidents happening every day. >> the video called get the message was created by the vehicle administration. the doctors there see all too often the victims of these crashes while working to save their lives. >> last four years, over 150,000 people have been injured while driving while distracted.
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thousands have died. >> the video is an effort to curb that disturbing trend. the video was created by a driver education program, targeting drivers early on to get them in the habit of turning their phone off while driving. officials say teens are the most at risk for causing distracted driving crashes. >> with 11% of all distracted driving crashes involving drivers under the age of 20. traffic crashes are the leading cause of death to american teens. when it comes to distracted driving, young people are most likely to text and talk behind the wheel. >> local police agencies were also on board with enforcing law against texting while driving. they hope this video will have a lasting impact on drivers because this is a problem that affects every one of us. >> we're making sure that we change their patterns of their behaviors. >> the video has already been distributed to driving schools across the state. in downtown baltimore, wbal, 11
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news. 5:28 and 74 degrees. ravens linebacker bren don't ayanbadeyo beyonds to a letter sent by emmett burns. >> how much more will we spend on gambling expansion ads. and what they claim is actually true. >> quiet here right now, but there is some stormy weather out there. that's what we have to look forward to. the insta weather forecast is just ahead. [ female announcer ] over the years, your mouth has sipped, snacked, ...yellowed... lived, loved, ...yellowed... chatted, chewed, ...yellowed. and over all those years, your teeth...have yellowed. fact is, if you're not whitening, you're yellowing. crest 3d white whitestrips
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>> you're watching wbal 11. live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news saturday morning. welcome back to 11 news saturday morning. thanks for being with us. >> john's here with another look at the weather. hi, john. >> quiet before the storm this morning. >> it's warm morning. we do have some overcast. a little drizzle here. radar is showing some action out there. some of it far southeast, over the lower eastern shore. we're getting some shower activity. the thunder and lightning part of it has kind of let up a little bit, but there is some rain shower activity. so i think that it's becoming a little more dispersed and losing a little bit of its kick. the little squall line out in
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far western pennsylvania is just coming into pittsburgh now, then down into west virginia. that's leftovers from some big storms that moved through indiana and ohio last night. that activity seems to be letting up a little bit. there is still some thunder and lightning in it. but a new area of strong storms will develop later on this morning and this afternoon out west of us to start moving in this direction. and it will contribute to a big change in our weather this weekend. as well as some rough weather this afternoon. so we'll talk about it coming up. stick around. police in lawrenceville, north carolina rshg investigating whether five high school football players from maryland hired prostitutes to come into their hotel after their season opener. five high school players from the catholic high school are accused of hiring prostitutes after they won against durham's hill side high school on august 31st. officials say the student athletes have been removed from the team. two of the students have withdrawn from the school, while two others are facing expulsion.
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a fifth student faces a disciplinary hearing. linebacker brendan ayanbadeyo is reporting to a letter from emmett burns. it's in support of his same sex marriage reports many of my constituents and football supporters are appalled that maeb of the ravens football team would step into this controversial divide and try to sway public opinion one way or the other. football player has been outspoken on the subject. yesterday he answered burns on twitter saying football is just my job. it's not who i am. i am an american before anything. and just like every american, i have the right to speak. if you would like to read what the around the league editor on the nfl's website had to say about the subject, you'll find a link on wbal tv.com. click on as seen on. voters will decide in november whether to expand the state's gambling program.
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mean time tv commercials about the issue are bombarding local air waves. david collins checked the ads and has this fact check. >> the tv advertising war over expanding casinos in maryland is costly, contentious and full of conflicting clients. this ad opposes adding a sixth gambling site in the state. >> millions of dollars for new schools. >> but not really. there's no obligation to use revenues in maryland's classrooms. >> they claim there's no obligation to use revenues in maryland's classrooms is misleading. 48.5% of slots proceeds had voters approved 20% of table game money go to the state's education trust fund. conceivably, gambling dollars could replace some general fund money ear marked for education, freeing it up to be used for other things. but so far, slots revenues have not met expectations. state analysts say this is not a
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budget option in fiscal year 2013. >> thousands of good paying jobs. >> we've heard this promise before. >> we've heard that promise before is another misleading claim. it's based on a complaint by minority contractors back in 2008, when national harbor was being built. the concern had nothing to do with high paying jobs, but rather the fact that local minority contractors didn't get much of the work. this ad supporting expanded gambling, job claims are exaggerated. >> 4,000 permanent good paying jobs. >> the department of legislative services estimates a total of 2,240 full and part-time jobs, not 4,000. two-thirds will be held by dealers, 25 grand. other so called back of the house employees may make slightly more. only 10% of the jobs may be held by supervisors, earning $43,000 to $71,000. >> this casino is in west virginia --
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>> this ad claiming it will save taxpayers money. >> by cutting subsidies. >> this, too, is misleading. cutting subsidies is a reference to a provision that shifts the responsibility of machine ownership from the state to casino operators. the expanded gaming bill gives casino operators a tax break, in part, to help them do that. millions are being spent because fortunes stand to be gained, or lost, if current casino operators predictions come true. hollywood casino in cecil county is losing business. revenues at maryland live have declined since its blockbuster opening in june. and ground breaking hasn't even begun on baltimore's city casino. david collins, wbal, tv 11 news. >> state agricultural officials are trying to rid the state of west nile virus. what they're doing. that's coming up. and basking in the sun. people capture an alligator. that's next. >> what? cold air coming out of
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>> well, good morning. even though here in baltimore we have cloudy skies and maybe a little drizzle here and there, not actively raining. but on the lower eastern shore, it is. in fact, just to the southwest of ocean city, little thunderstorm cell and other showers west of that. and the stronger storms are out west, west of western maryland. just passing through wheeling, west virginia, now, and moving into pittsburgh, a line arch little squall line with some thunder. little bit on the intense side. it's what's left of some pretty good storms that moved through
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indiana and ohio yesterday. so this line is expected to kind of penetrate a little bit and redevelop and come in this afternoon and this evening. all running out ahead of a cold front which is going to dramatically change our weekend weather in more ways than one. we'll talk about that in a minute. let's look at the current conditions outside right now. 74 at bwi marshall. warm morning with clouds. it's still on the humid side. 91% the humidity. dew point 7 1sh light southwest wind at 29.78. barometric pressure downtown at the science center now, the temperature a little warmer at 77. the humidity still up with that dew point high at 71 degrees. 75 in ocean city. that thunderstorm activity around the area. 77 in chris field, 73 edgewood, 72 westminster and frederick in the 60s out in far western maryland. not quite raining there yet. but appears that line of storms coming in from the west now,
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back in indiana and ohio, kentucky and tennessee. they were strong storms yesterday. as this line is losing some of its kick right now, but the heating of the day today is that front advances eastward will regenerate and bring about some strong storms once again. expect it that we could see some of that, a string to move through our area today. by the evening the cold front out west now. it will move through our area, be on top of us by evening. then move on east overnight tonight. taking the rain with it and allowing the rather cool and pleasant air to come in behind it. that will set the stage for a nice weekend, or tail end of the weekend sunday. and then some very nice weather next week. southwest winds today. 10 to 20. by evening they switch northwest. 83 to 88 the high. still on the humid side. a mick of clouds and sun. thunderstorms likely. some possibly severe this afternoon and this evening. and we are under a moderate risk from new england right down to northeast maryland, northern delaware.
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moderate thunderstorm activity for today. a larger area has a slight risk for severe storms during the day today. bay, small craft advisories are out through the evening hours. southwest winds 15 to 20 knots fp front goes through. think eel be quite gusty. a three foot chop. insta weather future cast shows storms coming in. probably a squall line. could be bounced around a little bit for an hour or two this evening. by early sunday morning things start to clear out and we're in great shape. there might be instability showers. otherwise, looks like a great day. so does monday and tuesday and wednesday as we look at the seven day forecast. look at the temperatures today. upper 70s to low 80s. morning lows in the 50s. today is a stormy one. after that, it's dry through all of next week. terrific weather coming up. get ready to see a lot more of this in the coming day. state agricultural officials
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have been spraying across maryland to control the mosquito population. all in response to a rise in west nile cases. as of right now more than seven cases of the virus have been reported. 14 to be act. this is video from a night. there will be more in the way. you are urged to stay inside if it's happening in your community. you can find a complete schedule by heading to our website, wbal tv.com. click on news. not every day that you see an alligator in a maryland pond which is why construction workers were alarmed. they spotted the gator basking in the sun yesterday morning. police on the eastern shore finally decided to use a stick to pull the reptile in. the officials out to tie it. officials said the alligator
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must have been someone's pet. just like men. okay. go get a stick. >> this man runs. >> i ain't messing with no alligator. >> go get me a stick. >> you have the stick. i'm running the other way. thanks. they bite hard. >> really? >> oh, yes. >> you've had experience with that? >> not me. they tried to bite my heel and i ran away. i'm just kidding. recognize a dramatic improvement in maryland schools are awarded the prestigious national medal. find out who after the break. more than 4,500 motorists speed past those stopped school buses on a day. police are going to crack down on those who break theosavh
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more than 4,500 motorists speed by stopped school buss in a single day. that stat comes from the bults of maryland school bus survey. so what's being done to stop them? our education reporter has the answer. >> the results were based on bus drivers across the state witnessed during a one-day run. next to montgomery county, baltimore county had the highest number of vie layings, 1,143. that's no surprise to school transportation director jim mitchell. how frustrating is that? you hear from it daily. >> it's very frustrating for drivers. they're out there doing a very tough job. they use the krek warning devices. to see people break the law is tough. it's nody than when you and i are out different and we see somebody speed by us and we know they're breaking the law. >> a few weeks before school we rode the bus with kristen voltz.
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she's seen more than her share of close calls. like this one. >> there it is. one, two. >> and apparently not much has changed. >> you can see the difference between the buses that stop in the morning, the cars that fly by and the cars that don't fly by. in the afternoon it's worse. in the morning it's real good. >> baltimore county police tell us they're committed to track down motorists who break the law. >> it represents our continued commitment to the safety of children as they get to school and come home from school. we want drives to know that we will be watching. that they are not going to know where we are going to be watching but we will be following buses and we will be enforcing violations that we observe. >> people who pass by buses face a $575 fine and three point penalty on their license. those who stop and also drive ahead, also fined $575 and give an two point penalty. police often say penalties alone will help more drives to obey the law. in baltimore county, tim tooten,
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wbal, 11 news. also this morning, u.s. education secretary done can has given ten maryland schools a prestigious recognition as blue ribbon schools of excellence. the ones include crofton meadows, woodholm, ring factory and whitehall in prince georges. parochial schools, notre dame prep and st. augustine. the blue ribbon honor means schools have met rigorous criteria of state and national requirement and have shown major improvements of students in the populations. venlths get ready to see a cannon shoot, hear muskets being fired and battle fireworks. it's not even fourth of july. time to celebrate baltimore's holiday. what better place to recognize defenders day than ft mchenry. students converged on ft mchenry
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to experience the history first hand fp war of 1812 and not to mention baltimore, two defenders remember the successful defense of the city of baltimore during the war of 1812. remember, eventually leading to the writing of the star spangled banner. >> it's part of our culture. part of who we are as a people. didn't just come out of the ground. 200 years ago that got it. when their city was attacked, they stuck together. it didn't matter what color they were. didn't matter how poor or rich they wer what mattered, they didn't want to see their house burned down and they lost their country. >> you tell vince there are events planned throughout the area, demonstrations and even an appearance by governor o'malley in full war gear. he plans to lead the charge.
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>> i guess you can be on a horse. >> give me a stick! >> stay with us. this morning's coming up. >> orioles going for first place in the east against the yankees. in the east against the yankees. highlights coming u i'm done!
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>> well, it was some serious high drama thursday night at camden yards when the orioles took game one of a critical four-game set to draw eve within the yankees in the american league east. the winner of last night's game would be all by their lonesome in first place in the east w just 24 games to go in the regular season. baltimore fans buzzing around town. what could they do for an encore? 40,000 plus turned out for baseball downtown baltimore last night for game two of the series. patrons watched the bird fest
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started with a struggle. two-run shot from alex rodriguez into the fifth to put new york up 7-zip. baltimore hit the comeback trail. enter adam jones. into the baltimore ninth. a three-run bomb and we have a ball game. orioles down 7-3. baltimore gets it to 7-4. it was 8-4 when nate mcleod took nick swisher. climbs the ladder in left to take away a home frun the yankees outfielder. orioles will not go quietly in the ninth. machado down the left field line arch solo shot to make it 8-5 new york. but the comeback would die there. rafael soriano closing it out for new york. the ravens kick off the 2012 campaign less than 72 hours. "monday night football" under the lights. it's not just any game. it's a big one. an intradivision matchup against a playoff team from a year ago, the cincinnati bengals. the ravens have been consistent
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winners in the john harbaugh era but some believe the offense this year will be a high powered one, where smith and rice and flacco in the prime of their career and the hurryup offense being implemented. some believe without suggs, the offense has to be better, perhaps a lot better. that's a look at sports. as we gear up for monday night's season opener for the ravens, under armor is challenging fans to take on ray lewis and his legendary pep talk. >> it's game time! it's game time! >> you help ray lewis. >> we must protect this house. we must protect this house. >> under armor is issuing the ray lewis challenge. all you have to do is upload a video recording of yourself imitating some of his more infamous speeches. winners will receive free tickets to a game and a chance to meet the master motivator during the pregame. i don't know. >> you got to read this news.
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welcome to 11 news saturday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> i'm in for jennifer franciotti. our top stories in just a moment. but first mr. john collins is here. how you doing? >> pretty good. nice quiet morning. so far. >> i'm trying to make him behave. >> always an adventure when rob joins us on weekend mornings. so stick around for the adventure. as far as rain is concerned in our forecast, today is the day, all right, that we have a fairly good chance, an awfully good chance for some thunderstorm
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activity later on. there is a line, a little squall line in western pennsylvania. breaking up a little bit. continues to march on east. it will recharge its batteries and we could see some interesting weather by the end of the afternoon into the evening hours. then some really great weather behind it. we'll talk about it coming up. >> thank you, mr. john. time to clean off that old portable grill, stack up on plastic cups and get those footballs and frisbees out of the garage. tailgating is ready to make its regular season debut. >> but while the ravens season opener waits in the wings, bird land is afluter with the pennant race going strong at camden yards. we have more on the massive weekend here in baltimore. >> well, take a look around.
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everywhere you look, there's orange, there's purple. baltimore is on fire for this weekend. it's exciting. that pretty much sums it up for baltimore this weekend. >> i am definitely in overload. i'm loving it. >> from the yard to the bank. for the first time in 15 years, baltimore sports fans have two teams to care about in september. >> it's the best time to be a baltimore sports fan. right now baltimore is the best baseball has ever been in my lifetime. it's all i can think about. work? what's that? i don't know. >> the ravens have ruled baltimore lately, as purple friday has become a tradition on the friday before a game. but with the orioles pushing for the playoffs, city hall was lit up orange and so was the legg mason building. who are you more excited about this weekend, the orioles or ravens? >> it's a tossup. i have been starved for some orioles success. finally got some. gonna be a great night at the ball park. >> it's been great. been, what, 10, 15 years since we've done this welsh since cal left.
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great. finally, we're in first place. >> orange and purple may not be the most fashionable color combo but don't say that to fans or even adam jones. check out his colorful kicks. would you rather have a world seery ors super bowl? >> let's take both. why pick? >> my grand baby is due on the last night of the world series. this weekend marks the beginning of what should be a very fun fall in the charm city. the sons of art modell were by his side thursday morning. they're talking about their father this morning. >> at the under armor performance center in owens mills, david modell and his brother john shared few thoughts
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about their father and described the moments when they had to say good-bye. >> we had a moment with my father at the hospital with four players, the head coach, the owner. i think easily rivalled my father receiving the super bowl trophy in 2000. it was the most -- one of the most special moments of my life that i'll never forget. >> a larger than life portrait of art modell hangs at the entrance of the facility. the first owner of the baltimore ravens died thursday morning. >> we are the champions of the world, baltimore, maryland! >> during his tenure, the ravens won the super bowl in 2001. his family says they just wanted him to know how much they loved him and how much baltimore appreciated him. >> we know that poppy had this incredible love affair with baltimore and that baltimore had this incredible love affair with my father. >> john modell described another special time, saying as a young
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boy, he and his father took a cab ride in new york and it left a lasting impression. >> my dad started talking to the cab driver and by the end of that cab drive, they were best friends. they were -- he knew everything about his family and he knew everything about our family. and they were just two guys. so, as great a man he was, he was just a wonderful human being. >> jonathan ogden said art modell always seemed approachable. >> we're definitely gonna miss that humbleness that art brought. i'm not the guy, i'm just one of the guys. gonna miss that. >> the ravens and the modell family will hold a silent public tribute to art modell today from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. art modell's casket will be placed on the field where fans can come to pay their respects. again, that's this morning from 11 to 1 p.m. at m&t bank
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stadium. parking for the tribute is free. harry shackle is the co-founder of h&s bakery has passed away. he's called a pillar of the great community. his father opened h&s in 1943. the h standing for harry, the s for steve. the bread wu made by hand and delivered personally. h&s bakery today has grown into one of the largest bakerys on the east coast. it is still family owned and operated. he was 93. the baltimore city police department is honoring a fallen officer who died from injuries sustained while on duty. 11 news was at the cathedral for friday's funeral service. >> in a tribute fit for a fallen hero, a motorcade brings the man who baltimore city police say always put his life on the line to keep the streets safe. >> they say baltimore is a safer
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city because of his work. >> 44-year-old officer forest taylor died from injuries he suffered in a crash back in february. officer taylor was in route to a call to assist a fellow officer, when his cruise er collided wit another vehicle. >> he never recovered from the accident. he went through medical procedures and surgeries and he passed in august. he's the first officer this year that has died in the line of duty. >> besides being an ordained minister, officer taylor was a member of the arch angels rider club of elk ridge. members of the club were on hand to escort the urn holding taylor's ashes to the cathedral of mary our queen in north baltimore for a final farewell and salute. taylor was also a husband and a father of a 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter who made their way to the church on this somber day. >> the unexpected nature of this, with the accident and him never recovering has just been a very, very difficult situation
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for them. it's been difficult for us internally in the department, but for the family, just a tremendous, tremendous loss. >> officer taylor was admired by many of his colleagues. he was known for taking on tough assignments and even mentoring younger officers, a tremendous loss to the department and community. >> i think he's a testament, an example of what it takes to have a dedicated, long career. 17 years doing all those difficult assignments. he is the example of commitment. >> wbal, tv 11 news. daniel borrow continues on the road to recovery despite being shot inside a school cafeteria a week ago. the 17-year-old has had a lot of support from family and friends. a benefit fund-raiser was held for the student. those who attended enjoyed everything from spit beef and draft beer to music and raffles. the woman who put together the event is a mom of two high school students and said she had
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to do something. >> really, this is all about daniel, all about daniel. a young man who was just a victim, an innocent victim of all this. >> if you didn't make to it gun powder lodge but still want to make a donation, call the lodge at 410-256-2626. the contribution will be sent to the family. 59 days to go, the countdown clock ticks closer to the election now that conventions have wrapped up. friday's new jobs numbers could impact who wins. 11 news reporter nicole killion is in washington with this morning's commitment 2012 report. ♪ >> president obama and his entire team hit the trail in new hampshire fresh from charlotte. >> we had a great convention. >> but any hope of a post convention bounce seemed to be blunted by the latest jobs report. >> we know it's not good enough. we need to create new job,
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faster. >> while the unemployment rate did drop, job growth stayed sluggish with only 96,000 jobs created last month. arriving in iowa, mitt romney took aim at his rival. >> what is he gonna do to get this economy going? all he said last night wu the same as what he said four years ago. >> romney promoted his economic fix, touting a plan to create 12 million jobs. >> so, for me, holding down taxes on small business is essential and regulations have to encourage small business. make it easier to grow. >> the president argued it's the wrong prescription. >> tax cuts, tax cuts, cuts and regulations, oh, and more tax cuts. >> with both conventions now over, there are only 60 days left until the election. >> you guy, we're gonna win this thing. >> we will win! >> and two more critical jobs reports. >> the extent that it's heading in the right direction, people are gonna give obama another chance. to the ebbing ten they're in the
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wrong direction, they won't. >> all the more reason why both candidates are taking their cause to key battleground states this weekend. in washington, nicole killion, wbal, tv 11 news. weather time is 6:11 and it's 74 degrees on tv hill after a report of a deadly incident involving a toddler one company decided to remove a half million blinds from stores. we'll have details ahead in our consumer alert. state agricultural officials are trying to rid the state of west nile virus. what they're doing. that's coming up. but first a live picture outside. john has your forecast next. stay with us. [ harry umlaut ] here we go.
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oh, yes, generally cloudy skies in the area. maybe a little mist around town here. but the actual rainfall here is either east of us or west of us pf west of us, there's a little squall line moving through western pennsylvania. it's losing some of its strength.
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it's connected to a cold front out in ohio that will be coming in later today. so, that line isn't a huge threat for us here this morning. what will develop closer to the front later this afternoon is something that will probably get our attention. and then on the eastern shore, a few sprinkles and showers and thunder and lightning around ocean city. that's been there for a couple hours this morning. here's the camera at ocean city right now. little wetness on the boardwalk. i don't see any people walking around now. it's a cloudy morning there. again, they have showers. just west of ocean city there's a little thunder and lightning at this stage of the game. here in town. with the cloudy skies, the temperatures haven't cooled down that much. it's 74 degrees at bwi marshall. the key is, the humidity is way up. dew point temperature 72, so that results in humidity value of 93%. south wind at six and the barometric pressure dropped off now to 2977. downtown at the science center the temperature now 78 degrees.
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gone up a little bit. again, high dewpoint and high humidity levels. temperatures, 75 degree, or 73, i'm sorry nshg east upon and ocean city. 75 also elk, 72 edgewood, westminster 73. 60s out in far western maryland. here's the satellite image. low clouds that are overhead don't show up well on the satellite. they can't be picked up by the sensors. the brighter higher clouds with the cloud tops with all that storm activity that's been out to the west. the front itself is still back in indiana and approaching detroit right now. it will be coming through tonight. it will be moving through rammedly. there's such a difference in the air mass behind it. much dryer, cooler behind it. that contrast will help fire things off this afternoon and this evening as far as storm activity is concerned. in the tropical atlantic, it's a little far north but we have tropical storm leslie.
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it's been stalled over the same area. in fact, it's stirring up the waters, beginning to cool the water underneath it which is keeping it from strengthening. looks like leslie will pass east of bermuda over the next few days and still a hurricane further east out in the atlantic ocean. none of those affect our weather. but with that front approaching, showers and thunderstorms in our forecast this afternoon. some could be strong to severe. if it's not raining, it will be a mick of sun and clouds this morning and generally overcast this afternoon. 83 to 88 the high temperature today. the yellow shaded area here from new england right down into northeast maryland, northern delaware. that's moderate risk for severe storms today. the orange shaded area, a larger area, a slight risk for severe storms. twhauns front goes through, we'll see a dramatic change in temperatures. at 4:30 this afternoon, we'll be in the 80s to perhaps near 90 around the bay. you see the effect of the front. just passing through and really rapidly cooling the air as we go into the overnight hours this evening and tomorrow. our highs will only be in the
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70s. so, the insta weather plus. 86 today. only 80 sunday. some strong storms this afternoon. breezy, but nice on sunday and monday. a lot less humid. look at next week. most of the temperatures will be in the upper 70s to around 80 for the high. and dry. get ready to see a lot more of this in the coming days. state agricultural officials have been spraying neighborhoods across maryland to control the mosquito population. all in response to a rise in wet nile cases. as of right now, more than a dozen cases of the virus have been reported and people in maryland, 14 exactly. this is video from spraying on thursday night in millford mills. there will be more on the way. you're urged to stay inside if it's happening in your community. you can find a complete schedule. head to our website, wbal tv.com. click on news. well, not every day that you see an alligator in a maryland pond which is why construction
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workers and a neighbor were alarmed when they spotted the gator basking in the sun near salsbury yesterday afternoon. it's also why none of them knew how to capture it or what to do with it when they did. police on the eastern shore finally decided to use a stick to pull the reptile in. >> give me a stick! give me a stick! >> officials helped to secure it and tie it up. wild life officials suspect the alligator had been someone's pet. now they're trying to find a new home. well, home, would you like to have it? >> nope. don't want no alligator. cooked maybe. >> alligator is good, is that what you're saying? >> yes. kmart is waving fees in stores and online. we'll tell you why next in our consumer alert. >> how about free pizza while watching the game? we'll tell you how you can get in on the special deal, coming up. but first --
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>> texting while driving is becoming an epidemic in the state. a new video aimed at stopping it.
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time now is 6:22. it's 74 degrees on tv hill. we begin with a massive recall. after reports deadly incident involving a toddler and a window blind. nearly half a million blinds from blind express are being pulled. it impacts both the vertical and horizontal custom blinds sold in michigan, ohio and indiana from january 1995 through december 2011. the company says the vertical versions do not have a cord tension device attached to the wall or floor and the horizontal blinds do not have inner cords to stop devices. this, in turn, leaves the cord to dangle. log on to our website wbal tv.com for more information on
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how you can get a free repair kit. just click on recalls. kmart is waving lay away fees in stores and online throughout november 17th. customers usually pay $5 for an eight-week contract and $10 for a 12 week lay away contract. the move comes days after toys r us tossed fees through october 31st and wal-mart slashed its fees to $5. k-mart executives say the move isn't in response to competitors and the company had already been testing the no-fee program. sister company sears also said to follow suit. papa john's customers can score free pizza during the football season. the company is giving away 120,000 free pizzas every week to randomly selected customers during the regular season. so that's 17 weeks times 120,000 totalling around 2 million pizzas. you'll need to be a papa john's reward member. to qualify, log on to our papa john's.com or log on to papa
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john's.com. get ready for a new look from the company known for its chicken noodle and tomato soups. over the years consumers have fallen out of love with traditional flavors so in an effort to reinvent itself, they traveled to find out what kind of soups to deal to younger customers. this coming year expect 50 new products such as moroccan style chicken and spicy horizon. stay with us. there's much more ahead on 11 news saturday morning. but first here's a look at some events going on around town this weekend. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year.
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now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia.
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distracted driving is a problem on maryland road ways and across the nation. a new video shown in driving schools is aimed at turning that trend around. we have more in our project report. >> police and medical professionals say distracted driving crashes are becoming an epidemic in the country, and they're hoping a new video can help stop it. a devastating car crash caused by a driver texting behind the wheel is graphicically depicted in a new video. >> 911, what's your emergency? >> i have been following this minivan and it just went off the road. >> these images are vivid and stark. while dramatic, it unfortunately depicts every day real-life indens that are happening every day. >> the video called get the message was created by the
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maryland motor vehicle association. the doctors see all too often victims of these crashes while working to save their lives. >> last four years, over 150,000 people have been injured in maryland driving while distracted. over 1,000 of them have died. >> okay. how old are you? >> the video is an effort to curb that disturbing trend. the video was created for use in driver education programs targeting drivers early on to get them in the habit of turning their phone off while driving. officials say teens are the most at risk for causing distracted driving crashes. >> with 11% of all distracted driving crashes involving drivers under the age of 20. traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for american teens. and when it comes to distracted driving, young people are known to most likely to text and talk behind the wheel. >> local police agencies are also on board with enforcing the
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law against texting while driving. officials hope this video will have a lasting impact on drivers. because this is a problem that affects every one of us. >> we're making sure that we change their patterns and behaviors. they're endangering not on their lives but everyone else on the road. >> the video has been distributed to driving schools across the state. in downtown baltimore, wbal 11 news. the time 6:29. 74 degrees on tv hill. we'll have more news coming up. stay with us. take the gamble out of stain removal. only resolve all-stains has two formula chambers, to remove all types of stains. using shout or oxiclean?
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>> welcome back to 11 news saturday morning. thanks for being with us. >> john's here with another look outside. lot of people actually have things planned outside today. >> gonna be one of those 50/50 weekends with the better half of it probably tomorrow than today. i mean, we're starting out all right this morning. it's very summer-like. humid and warm. temperatures are in the low to mid 70s right now. there are some storms to the
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west of us. that's what we're gonna keep our eye on today. some scattered showers and thunderstorms. they're weakening. most of the strong activity now in western pennsylvania, the southern portion of that line has moved into west virginia, really beginning to break up. we also had little thunderstorm activity on the eastern shore right around ocean city, northward up near the beaches in delaware as well. but some sprifrnles extend northeastward toward baltimore. we've had a little mist here in town. that's kind of insignificant stuff this morning. that line of storms out west is going to recharge this afternoon as a cold front approaches so we could be bumped around. we'll talk about it with the insta weather plus forecast. police in morrisville, north carolina, are investigating whether five high school football players from maryland hired prostitutes to come to their hotel after their season opener. five high school players from the catholic high school are accused of hiring prostitutes after they won against durham's hillside high school august 31st. officials say the student
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athletes have been removed from the team. two of the students have withdrawn from the school, while two others are facing expulsion. a fifth student faces a disciplinary hearing. ravens linebacker brendan ayanbadejo is responding to a letter from emmett burns about his support of the same sex marriage law reading in part, many of my constituents and your football supporters are appalled and aghast that a member of the ravens football team would step into this controversial divide and try to sway public opinion one way or the other. football player has spoken out on the subject and friday he answered burns on twitter saying, football is just my job. it's not who i am. i am an american before anything. and just like every american, i have the right to speak. if you'd like to read what the league's editor on the nfl website had to say on the
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subject, you'll find a link on wbaltv.com. click on as seen on. well, voters who will decide in november whether to expand the state's gambling program. tv commercials full of claims about the issues are bombarding the local air waves. david collins checked the ads and has this fact check. >> question seven makes lots of promises. >> the tv advertising war over expanding casinos in maryland is costly, contentious and full of conflicting claims. this ad opposes adding a sixth gambling site in the state. >> millions of dollars for new schools and teachers. >> but not really. there's no obligation to use revenues in maryland's classrooms. >> the claim there's no obligation to actually use revenues in maryland's classrooms is misleading. the legislation mandates that 48.5% of slots proceeds, 20% of table game money go to the state's education trust fund. conceivably, gambling dollars
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could replace some general fund money ear marked for education, freeing it up to be used for other things. but so far slots revenues have not met expectations and state analysts say this is not a budget option in fiscal year 2013. >> thousands of new good paying jobs. >> we've heard this promise before. >> we've heard that promise before is another misleading claim. it's based on a complaint by minority contractors back in 2008 when national harbor was being built. the concern had nothing to do with high paying jobs, but rather the fact that local minority contractors didn't get much of the work. >> a new world class resort casino. >> this ad supporting expanded gambling job claims are exaggerated. >> 4,000 permanent good paying jobs. >> the department of legislative services estimates a total of 2,240 full and part-time permanent jobs, not 4,000. dls says two thirds of them will be held by dealers, earning 25 grand. other so called back of the house employees may make
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slightly more. only 10% of the jobs may be held by supervisors earning $43,000 to $71,000. >> this casino's in west virginia -- >> in ad claims it will save taxpayer money. this, too, is misleading. cutting casino substance is a reference to a provision that shifts the responsibility of machine ownership from the state to the casino operators. the expanded gaming bill gives casino operators a tax break, in part, to help them do that. millions are being spent because fortunes stand to be gained or lost if current casino operators predictions about oversaturation come through. hollywood casino in cecil county is losing business to maryland live. revenues in maryland live declined since the blockbuster opening in june. ground breaking hasn't even begun on baltimore city's planned casino. david collins, wbal tv 11 news. stay with us. john has your wee
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don't use mirena if you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily or have certain cancers. less than 1% of users get a serious infection called pelvic inflammatory disease. if you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain, or if mirena comes out, tell your healthcare provider. if it comes out, use back-up birth control. mirena may attach to or go through the uterine wall and cause other problems. although uncommon, pregnancy while using mirena can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility. ovarian cysts may occur, but usually disappear. bleeding and spotting may increase in the first few months and continue to be irregular. periods over time may become shorter, lighter, or even stop. mirena does not protect against hiv or stds. oh, i can wait a little longer. ask about mirena. when you have time. did you know ? if you choose mirena to prevent pregnancy, it's also approved to treat heavy periods. bacon and pancakes for $4.gs, umm. in my day, you get eggs, bacon and pancakes, and it only cost you $4.
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the $4 everyday value slam. one of 4 tasty choices for $4 off the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. >> kind of humid this morning. lot of clouds out there obscuring the sun that's trying to rise here. we're breaking up a little bit. and there's some rain showing up on radar. spotty, sprinkles and showers on the eastern shore. the most significant of it is from ocean city northward. they've had some thunderstorm activities. it has dissipated to some extent. everything else is really just very, very isolated. i'll put it in motion briefly. you'll get a sense of what's going on there. it's moving from southeast to -- or southwest to northeast. again, the thunder and lightning part of that along the coast line, mostly in delaware now. the thunder and lightning is gone from it, at least for the time being. showers still exist. take a look at motion city on our camera here.
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and, yes, they've had some rain. you can see water puddled on the roof there. otherwise it's brightening up. few people walking around on the beach and whatnot. all in all, should be a nice day today, very summer-like. hello, seagull. let's take a look at the current conditions outside right now. stormy weather is what we expect during the day today. temperature right now at the bwi marshall, 74. dewpoint temperature 72. it's humid. 93% humidity. pressure's falling. top winds six miles an hour. downtown at the science center, inner harbor, 78. again, high dewpoint and high humidity at this stage. 73 degrees now at ridgely and easton and chestertown. elk ton, 7 2sh 73 edgewood, westminster 72, in the 60s in far western maryland. i mean, we see some spotty clouds here. that's the rain on the delaware beaches of this stage of the game. the more significant clouds, with the colder cloud tops, higher cloud top, stormier
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weather is definitely out to the west. all related to this cold front which is approaching detroit, coming into indiana, into ohio. these are the remnants in pennsylvania now of what were some pretty strong storms back in the midwest yesterday. that's diminishing, kind of weakening at this stage. new stuff will develop today. with the heating of the atmosphere, some of that new stuff could be strong. out in the tropics, we have leslie. kind of stalled. it's tropical storm. it's expected to drift north. probably pass just to the west of bermuda, which is out here. just to the east of bermuda, rather. and they may pick up some tropical storm force winds. then there's michael which is a hurricane way out in the middle of the ocean. our forecast here. kind of tropical today. mix of clouds and sun. storms are likely this afternoon and this evening. possibly severe. 83 to 88 the high. southwest wind at 10 to 20 swings northwesterly this evening once the front goes through. we are in the moderate risk
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category here in the baltimore area and off to the north. this afternoon, this evening, for some strong storms possibly severe. that's the yellow shades in the northeast corner of the state and then up north. the larger orange shade area which includes just about everybody on the mid-atlantic here. slight risk for severe storms. our insta weather forecast shows the storms 4:30 this afternoon. we begin to cloud up. storms developing to the west. a nice squall line passes on east. last of the weather clearing out after midnight. so, today, humid, warm. chance for thunderstorms, maybe severe. sunday, much dryer, less humid, only around 80 the high. dry next week. low humidity, boy, is that nice. 50s for lows. 4500 motorists speed past
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stopped school buses on a single day. the findings stem from eyewitness accounts of bus drivers across the state during a one-day run. baltimore county had the highest number of violations. 1,143 followed by montgomery county. police say they are committed to cracking down on the trend. >> it represents our continued commitment to the safety of children as they get to school and come home from school. we want drivers to know that we will be watching, that they are not going to know where we will be watching, but we will be following buses and we will be enforcing violations that we observe. >> offenders face a $570 fine and 3 point penalty on their license. also in this morning's education alert, u.s. education secretary arnie duncan has given ten maryland schools prestigious recognition, blue ribbon schools of excellence. the ones in our area include crofton meadows, ring factory and whitehall in prince georges
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county. the parochial schools claim the top spot of notre dame prep in baltimore county and saint augustine in howard county. the blue ribbon honor means schools have met rigorous state and national requirements and have shown improvement among students in their most challenged populations. stay with us. news, fitness is coming up. the car on the left was filled up with
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now, you have the kettle bell. love that. that's a really good workout. but make sure you do it right so you don't hit yourself in the head or knock somebody else out. why do you like the kettle bell? >> she's going to do four exercises. the first one will be a squat. gonna work her lower body and upper body. she'll get a little torso and obliques in at the same time. there you go. two. nice. see how she come up with the twist? she gets the glutes, hammys. upper body and lower body exercise. >> why do you like the kettle bell? >> why? i feel like you don't need to go to the gym, anything like that. you can you this at home. you can take it anywhere and get a good workout. all right. so what's she gonna do next is gonna be a stiff leg lift. focus on her hamstrings and her gluts and lower back. good. bring your feet in a little
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closer for me. perfect. >> the key with this is making sure your back is flat? >> making sure your back is flat and your chest will stay up. let the kettle bell ride down your legs. good. same xer sigh with a set of dumb bells, also. good. okay. let's go from there. i'm gonna have you do an overhead extension. this will work the triceps. >> that's a great exercise. i have done that. >> you can also make it a little more challenging. if i have her stand on one leg, put her in an unstable environment. >> work her core. >> yeah. >> all right. she can probably do a squat in that same time, no? >> no. can you do something like that? while holding that extension. >> probably could. i won't in my dress. >> cool. all right. now, next thing they're gonna do is the kettle bell swing. usually, she's going to use a ten pound kettle bell. i really like for you to use
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something heavier, 15, 20. little light. that's all we have right now, ten pounds. >> you do that like 50 times. >> you're feeling it. >> yeah. >> definitely. you don't have to do it 50 times. jut do it with proper form, a nice amount of weight, you'll feel it in less than 50 seconds. >> how can people get in touch with you? >> reach me on the website ea all day fitness.com or give me call on my cell 410-949-4545. that's ea fitness ea all day fitness.com. >> he has boot camps. thank you. >> thank you. >> okay. john has another look at your weekend forecast when we come back. but first here's lester holt to tell you what's coming up on the "today" show. good morning, lester. >> on a saturday morning here on "today." a disappointing jobs report rain on president obama's post convention parade? we're live in the company trail and we'll get analysis on that. also head jurors in the drew
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peterson trial are speaking out for the first time. hear what they're saying about the controversial evidence and legal strategy to led to his conviction. plus, they were hollywood's golden comedy couple. the laughs appear to be over for will arnett and amy polar. fans online are heart broken. then one part song, one part dance, lots of drama. see what happens when 60 high school students come to broadway with just days to stage a musical. and olympic soccer star alex morgan stops by fresh off her gold medal win in london. this morning she's got some safety tips on preventing injuries as we get started on
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>> well, there was some serious high drama thursday night at orioles park at camden yards when the orioles took game one of a critical four game set to draw even with the yankees in the american east. winner of last night's game would be by their lonesome in the east with just 24 games to go in the regular season. baltimore fans buzzing around town. what could they do for an encore? 40,000 plus turned out for baseball in downtown baltimore last night for game two of the series. they have struggled. this is a two-run shot from alex rodriguez in the fifth to put
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new york up 7-zip. baltimore up. enter adam jones, into the baltimore ninth. a three-run bomb. we have a ball game. orioles now down 7-3. baltimore 7-4. it was 8-4 when nate mcloud dropped nick swisher. climbs the ladder in left to take away a home run from his yankees outfielder. the oral would not go quietly in the ninth. machado down the left field line. a solo shot to make it 8-5. the comeback would die there. rafael soriano closing it out to end the ball game. the ravens kick off the 2012 campaign less than 72 hours. "monday night football" under the lights. big one, an interdivision matchup from a year ago against the cincinnati bengals. ravens have been consistent winners in the john harbaugh era but some believe the offense
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will be a high powered one. smith, rice and flacco all in the prime of their career. some believe with no terrell suggs, the offense has to be better, perhaps a lot better. baltimore's offense is looking to set the tone early. that's a look at sports. >> welcome back. we're now in the 11 news kitchen. you won a big contest. you're in the fines of the fleshman's yeast sandwich contest. you won it, right? >> i came in second. >> you came in second at the maryland state fair. how you doing? first of all want to talk. you must do this for a living. >> i'm an engineer. >> you're an engineer. way to go, my girl. how you doing? this smells so good. i want to eat some. have you been baking bread? >> for many years. for many years i have, yeah. >> you love doing it? >> i do. it's very relaxing. i love dealing with the yeast and sometimes it's a challenge.
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this is a very easy recipe. >> american dutch rye bread. >> yes, it is. >> okay. what it is, when i learn how to make this, we made it with cake yeast and flesh has come out with the active dry east and rapid. it's an excellent yeast. what you do, you put a half cup of water, you sprinkle the yeast in the water, you let it sit for five minutes until it foams up. then what you do, you take the 1 1/2 cups water, add the brown sugar, the molasses, third cup honey, all spice and then also anise seed. you simmer it for two minutes in the sauce pan. then what you do, you let it cool to get the temperature, about 100 times 115 degrees. what you do, you add that to the
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yeast and you stir it. >> stir it. >> then what you do, you add then the rye flour. and what i do, i usually take just about three cups of rice flour. what i do usually is take one cup away and then what i do, i add the salt to it separately. you may be wondering why. it's because salt will kill the yeast. you don't want to do that. after you do that, we zest the orange. we auddd it. then we have four to five cups of bread flour. we audit. then all we do is just mix it. when it gets to a nice consistency. then what we do, we change the blade to the hook for four minutes. let it rise for about two to three hours. and then what you do, you shake that up, let it rise again for another hour in the bread pan. stick it in the oven for about 40 minutes.
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voila, we have risen bread. you've got bread. >> wow. now, you were telling me earlier about this. >> yeah. that's my apricot winner that i got at the state fair. >> you take that. let's get -- >> do you want to go to weather? we could have some rough weather this afternoon. thunderstorms and then very nice the rest of the weekend. >> more news on our website. >> never talk with your mouth full. >> oh, man, that's good. >> thank you. >> thanks for watching, anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in maryland. two thousand construction jobs to build it.
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